En Ka Exchange / Jenks Center 
FALL Fashion Show







More than 100 guests gathered Tuesday, November 18th in the Pond Room of the Jenks Center, Winchester Center for the Fall Luncheon and Fashion Show, co-sponsored by the Winchester Seniors Association and Winchester’s En Ka Society. 


Before lunch, people were welcome to shop at a boutique featuring items from the En Ka Exchange.  After a delicious lunch provided by D’Agostino’s, and served by volunteer ushers, En Ka's own Gabrielle Stott introduced the twenty models. All of the models were En Ka members and Jenks Associates, who showcased smashing outfits selected from En Ka Exchange. With musical accompaniment, it was an entertaining show.


A raffle was held and prizes included passes to Jenks Center activities, a gift basket from the Exchange, and items from several local businesses. All in all a fabulous afternoon of fun for those who participated and those who attended.

If you don't want to miss out on the next fashion extravaganza and afternoon of fun ....  mark your calendar, En Ka Exchange will be doing it all again on April 7, 2015! Tickets will be available in March.


Special thanks for the outstanding efforts of En Ka members and fashion show directors Margy McIndoe and Tinie Noordzij and their Fashion Show Committee.





Third time WAS a charm!!


En Ka’s Annual Fall Yard Sale a great success



En Ka Fair


 

The Woburn Times Chronicle had it right ... "It took a few weeks thanks to some rainy weather, but the En Ka Society finally held the annual yard sale on Saturday. Deb Eiler (left) and Carol Kent were two of the ladies who helped out."  Thanks to Bill Ryerson for a fabulous photo!



 



En Ka Society announces 


Fourth Quarter Grants


The En Ka Society is pleased to announce the recipients of its Fourth Quarter Grants.  The following organizations received a financial gift for use as described:

 

  • Arthur Griffin Museum of Photography to fund a Photo Summer Camp for children of all ages.
 
  • Boy Scout Troop 507 for park repairs at the Vinson-Own Science Park.
 
  • North Suburban YMCA for a program to get “kids off the streets” by providing a drop-in center for recreational activities, dances, and field trips.  Over one hundred Winchester teens 13-19 will be given free summer memberships for this program.
 
  • Winchester Chamber of Commerce to partially fund the hanging flower baskets in Winchester Center.
 
  • Winchester Public Schools Incident Management Team to fund 20, 2-way portable radios to access communication, working with Public Safety during incidents when other modes of communication may not be available.
 
  • Winchester Tennis Association for one-third of miscellaneous expenses for the Junior Tennis Team Tournament in August.
 
  • Winchester Trails to provide teaching supplies for volunteers who will mentor parent guides to educate children using the schoolyard as an outdoor classroom.
 
  • WSA Jenks Senior Centerto upgrade computer systems and wireless routers used for educational, informational, and sociability and interests for Winchester’s senior population. 

   

The En Ka Society is a volunteer non-profit women’s organization that provides aid, through volunteer service and fundraising, to local charities and organizations, which are charitable in nature, and benefit the Winchester community. Local non-profit organizations may apply for En Ka grants, which are awarded quarterly.

 

Since 2000, the En Ka Society has awarded over $1 Million through more than 400 grants to local organizations that address the needs of students and youth, the elderly, the physically challenged and non-profit organizations devoted to providing community enrichment and/or health and social services.  Please note that requests to fund salaries or fixed operating expenses cannot be considered. A project budget and organization financial statement must be included with the requests for funding, if available.


Upcoming events

January 27, 2015 12:00 PM • Parish of the Epiphany
March 24, 2015 7:00 PM • Parish of the Epiphany
June 16, 2015 11:15 AM • Parish of the Epiphany


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